Grade 9 learners learning about solar power by using a solar cooker, under the tutelage of teacher Jackie Ramsay
In Mid-September, the HCET donated blankets to a Karoo nomad community in the district. They helped to keep out the last of the winter cold. The blankets were donated by Pep Stores.
[soliloquy id=”4699″] ON 10 August 2021, the HCET staged a successful Music and Performing Arts Concert. Directed and produced by Unathi Asiya, our Music and Perfoming Arts facilitator, it gave all learners an opportunity to participate. It turned into a festive event, with learners singing, dancing, and playing drums and other instruments, and was thoroughly…
CLARE BARNES-WEBB, one of three founders of the Hantam Community Education Trust together with Lesley Osler and Anja Pienaar, has retired. Here she is pictured at the desk which she occupied so faithfully and graciously for many years. She remains a Trustee of the HCET Endowment Trust. The Trust and the broader Hantam community owe…
Our new Handy Man course introduced at the start of 2021 is forging ahead. Here four proud young trainees pose with a welded metal shelf, produced under the tutelage of trainer Jan Jacobs.
Lungelo Ralawe, one of our Hospitality graduates, is working as a chef on Scarlet Lady, flagship of the new premium cruise ship company Virgin Voyages, founded by Sir Richard Branson. The vessel is currently based in Genoa, Italy.
The HCET has started a new project – The Handy Man Course – aimed at providing young people in our area with new practical skills sets, and enabling them to become entrepreneurs. Training takes place under the watchful eye of Jan Jacobs.
Chef-trainer Maryke Jeffrey with the first culinary skills intake for 2021 – already creating stunning dishes!
Like many other educational institutions, Covid-19 has presented us with major and complex challenges. In the report that follows, we outline the steps we have taken to the end of the year to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on our learners while ensuring their safety as well as that of teaching staff and parents….
The HCET’s Annual Report for 2019 has been released. This is a special anniversary publication, as it marks the 30th year of the HCET’s existence. Among other things, the report contains a rich collection of photographs, as well as a photo essay on the anniversary celebrations in July. To download a desktop version, click here.